Definition of Sodium lauryl sulphate

1. Noun. A caustic detergent useful for removing grease; although commonly included in personal care items (shampoos and toothpastes etc.) it can irritate skin and should not be swallowed.

Exact synonyms: Sls, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
Generic synonyms: Sulfate, Sulphate, Detergent

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sodium Lauryl Sulphate

sodium hydrogen sulfite
sodium hydroxide
sodium hypochlorite
sodium hypophosphite
sodium hyposulfite
sodium ichthyolsulfonate
sodium indigotin disulfonate
sodium iodide
sodium iodide iodine-131
sodium isotopes
sodium lactate
sodium lamp
sodium lamps
sodium lauryl sulfate
sodium lauryl sulphate (current term)
sodium levothyroxine
sodium liothyronine
sodium metabisulfite
sodium methicillin
sodium methylarsonate
sodium methylprednisolone succinate
sodium morrhuate
sodium nitrate
sodium nitrite
sodium nitroferricyanide
sodium nitroprusside
sodium nucleate
sodium orthophosphate
sodium oxybate

Literary usage of Sodium lauryl sulphate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"The 2 per cent, solution of sodium lauryl- sulphate originally used as a reagent had a pH of about 6. The most useful concentration of OH-ions seemed to be ..."

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